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>> the u.s. government inches closer to military action in syria. the obama administration pushes forward, the international community is urging caution and restraint. more on the growing tensions ahead. the water of the santa barbara coast hide a secret. it has been offshore fracking even though there are no regulations and the coast was once trashed by an oil spill. pay raises and bonuses are usually reserved for rewards for doing good work that is not the case for many of the nations top ceo's, especially at a time of rowing wealth inequality. more on that later. it is friday, august 30. i am megan la paz and washington, d.c.. president obama and his cabinet are still delivering on whether or not the u.s. should become militarily involved in syria and to what extent. six jerry of state john kerry addressed the public reiterating administration rhetoric against bashar all assad. >> our concern is not just about some far off land oceans away. that is not what this is about. are concerned with the cause of the defenseless people of syria is about choices that will direct the effec
and north africa. security visors met to discuss the potential threat. >> i have a guard outside the u.s. embassy in yemen -- a heavy guard outside the u.s. embassy in yemen. searching vehicles as they approach the era. the situation reflects across much of the muslim world as the u.s. closes over 20 embassies in 18 countries as well as issuing the global travel warning for its citizens. a high-level meeting in washington pointing to a potential threat emanating from the arabian peninsula. >> we are taking it seriously. you would expect us to do that. we are reacting to it. >> the threat to western interests wanting others to germany, the united kingdom, and france closing their embassies in yemen for the next two days. paris warning french citizens to remain vigilant. >> we have been informed directly and indirectly of threats that concern our missions abroad as well as our citizens. they come from al qaeda. >> it is the first time since the 10th anniversary of 9/11 that the u.s. has taken such action. the focus on now qaeda was reinforced even further on saturday. interpol issuing a gl
on these results. the e.u., great britain and the u.s. have all voiced their concern. john kerry says they are not credible, plus the electoral process was flawed, she says. >> the opposition leader believes it's the beginning of a period of national mourning. the electoral commission confirmed the victory that president robert mugabe had already claimed the day before. the 89-year-old's power uninterrupted and overwhelmingly won another five-year term. the party now holds a 2/3 majority in particlements. this will allow the push-ahead of constitutional changes. the movement for democratic change says his party has evidence of massive vote-rigging, urging a peaceful response to the alleged fraud. he promised to fight the results. >> they are determined to pursue peaceful, legal and diplomatic remedies to resolve this current crisis. once all remedies have been exhausted, the people of zimbabwe should be allowed great opportunity to freely, fairly elect a government of their choice. >> after the last disputed election the m.d.c. entered a power-sharing agreement. tsvangirai has ruled o
watches to see if the u.s. will launch a military reich against syria. u.s. allies insist syria has used chemical weapons on its own people. a new case of racial profiling with tsa airport security. a man was detained for hours without food or water. he was interrogated, and much more. a look at flying while muslim. >> all men are created equal. >> today is the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march on washington, a day when many americans learned of the dream. 50 years later, is the dream realized? an in-depth look at today's events ahead. it is wednesday, august 28. you are watching rt. we begin with the united states on the verge of military action in syria. today, president obama gave a speech at the lincoln memorial to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, but more pressing on his mind is how the united states and allies will react to an alleged chemical strike in war-torn syria. the special envoy to syria acknowledged special -- some kind of chemical substance was used outside damascus, claiming the lives of more than 1000 people. nato called the attack a cl
. all were feared an imminent attack, the u.s. has evacuated embassy staff out of yemen, a flying them on board a military plane. calling it a coup, senator john mccain becomes the first u.s. representative to call the ousting of mohammed morsi in egypt a coup. in iran, the new president says he is determined to resolve the impasse with the west over iran's nuclear program. he has signaled that he is ready to sit down for negotiations. orion officials have flown to spain to discuss the future of the convicted child rapist and spain. he was refused bail. he was pardoned in morocco to public outrage. stay tuned for more. >> welcome back. we are discussing the world terror threat. our guest is president of the observatory of the black gulf and mediterranean seas. a fellow and researcher, a specialist on afghanistan, pakistan, and al qaeda. joining us is a fellow on the middle east. thank you for staying with us. from hartford, connecticut, we have scott bates, president of the center for national policy. and by satellite from london, he was just speaking at the first debate, he is with th
and surveillance, saying that they are not interested in spying on ordinary people. the u.s. and russia without two -- vow to find ways to mend their disagreements. bloodshed in pakistan. nine people killed as gunmen opened fire at a mosque after a devastating suicide bombing at a police funeral. turkey advises its citizens in lebanon to leave the country if necessary. the lebanese state agency said that it reviews the unknown group has claimed responsibility saying that the hostages would be freed in return for lebanese captives held in syria. u.s. firefighters are gaining ground against the california wildfire that is threatening hundreds of homes. good we the a step closer to finding the model for the mona lisa? -- could we be a step closer to finding the model for mono lisa? the election returned robert mugabe to power. the opposition has evidence that some there were some names duplicated on the list. >> thank you for joining us. our guest discussed molly. >> there is no question that this is a very serious problem. as i was saying, the agreement says that negotiations between the two has to b
with us. >> time for us to bring you the second part of our debate. we are talking about why barack obama and vladimir putin will not be meeting. from syria to siberia, let's bring in our guest, a specialist in the american- russian relationship. and senior fellow ship at the partnership for secure america. was this just for a short time, he is a journalist at the russian service. halfway through this, you are off. we will get your thoughts in a moment. by satellite we have to guess, the director studies at the institute democracy, good to see. in washington d.c., the chief political columnist and one house correspondent for newsmax. what are the issues that could fit into something called human rights under the criminal justice system? your time is scarce. tell us what you have written about its implications and ramifications for all of us. >> i am following this case like you are for several years. each time there's something new, it gets more and more unbelievable if you have read kafka or orwell, this is nothing. they say the russian officials stole 230 million. people put him in pris
. a reminder of who is with us tonight. we have someone from the herald tribune, reuters, vanity fair and "france 24's international affairs specialist. for the break, we discussed the ongoing bloodshed in egypt. let's move to lebanon where at least 24 were killed and 300 wounded in a car bomb attack in southern beirut. the blast ripped through a stronghold of hezbollah. it was the deadliest attack for years. comes a month after another attack killed 50 in the same district. it is being seen as further evidence that the war in syria is spilling across its western border. janine, is this a direct result of what is going on in syria? >> syria is in flames. and lebanon is there, so close. it is an hour-and-a-half drive between the root and damascus. also lebanon has a long runni ng history of being terrified of being plednto civ war becae th endured s much. there is a refugee crisis. all of this destabilizes the region and it does not help the exterior is basically divided along the lines of being supported by shias and sunnis in a proxy war. there is no way you can isolate anything that
into europe and u.s. but now the chinese trafficking ring that has helped them smuggle has been busted. dozens of suspects are being arrested in spain and france. they are expected to elect their new president following months of political turmoil and war. we take a closer look at vote rigging allegations with a local n.g.o. ramadan has ended in blood shedd in iraq more than 70 killed as car bombs exploded in a cafe and market mainly in baghdad. it has been ravaged by a wave of violence. welcome to "france 24." we will go straight to the top story a human trafficking ring has been busted in spain. 75 suspects have been arrested including two chinese ring ladyers they are uzbekistan -- leaders accused of smuggling migrants into the u.s. and europe. spanish and french police have been working hand in hand during this two-year investigation as we have this report. >> it has taken two years to track them down but these are four of the 75 suspects arrested. 51 were detained in spain including the two alleged operatives of the elaborate chinese trafficking ring. this shows the materials used to forg
and defiant, the u.s. journalist whose brazilian partner was interrogated at london's heathrow airport on sunday says he will now publish even more material. david was detained for nine hours under the uk terrorism act. this could be life behind bars. that is it in the newsroom. >> welcome back, and welcome if you are just joining us. this is the france 24 debate. the european union met on monday, and there is going to be a foreign ministers meeting on wednesday, and there was a bit of a jousting going on about how to handle the crackdown that is taking place inside of egypt. nearly 1000 killed since last wednesday as the army moves and there are protests by those loyal to ousted president mohamed morsi. we have more joe hall. abdul is back with us from boston, massachusetts, and a teacher from an israeli university. welcome back. also, a u.s. department official. we were talking during the break. we were mentioning how they are laying it on thick. the case they are putting against mohamed morsi, further detention of him, the proceeding that has been laid forth in this monday by the pr
in the syrian capital to investigate claims and counterclaims of the weapons use. and an anti-gay rights law is center stage in moscow as the world athletic championships wrap up. they sate entire issue has been invented by the western media. those are the top stories. i'm tom and thank you very much for joining us. we begin in the egyptian capital, where there are signs that things are slowly returning to normal. shops and banks re-opened for the first time since wednesday and traffic is flowing once again. supporters of the ousted president, mohammed morsi, went ahead with some of the planned marches today but cancelled others citing security threats. the security chief gave a television statement earlier on today. "france 24"'s correspondent tell us more bit. >> paying tribute to the man currently in charge of egypt, the army's most prominent members gathered in cairo for a much anticipated speech. they have come under intense criticism following the violent crackdown on supporters of the ousted president, mohammed morsi. now is the chance for the head of the egyptian army to clarify some
are even divided -- divided about the best way to restore calm. some believe in the use of force, others in reconciliation. today, the former are more numerous than the latter. >> news in brief. videos posted on the internet claim to sow syrian rebels attacking positions in damascus on friday. the u.n. is planning to send in a mission on sunday of chemical weapons experts to confirm use of chemicals. a young girl accused of blasphemy has been cleared in court saturday. the judge citing insufficient evidence. the case brought a new spotlight of their harsh blasphemy laws. and 15,000 people evacuated. potential damage estimated at some 45 million euros. there are no deaths reported but gooding -- flooding in russia's far east is having a sires impact. a month of unusually heavy rain. levels reached six meters this saturday, sparking the region's biggest flood in 120 years. officials say they don't see levels rising further but the waters are not expected to start receding until early september. after the collision of a ferry and a cargo vessel in cebu, so far of the more than 800 people on
perhaps seen it all and done it all, a spokesperson from the israel the government joining us by phone. things for being with us. >> thank you very much. >> do you feel we are in a position where this deadline will hit and these talks can work? >> we hope that they can. we have been trying to get an agreement with the israelis and the palestinians, and we had all slow, which was an agreement region we had all slow-- we had oslo and another, which failed. 2008, which also failed, but those clearly underline the effect that there is a desire to reach an agreement with all of the difficulties and all of the historical problems and religious problems and security. there is common ground, and the common ground is that both sides want to create two states, a jewish-israeli state and a palestinian state, living side- by-side peacefully, so it might not be easy, and it may take more than nine months. nine months is very ambitious, that i can tell you from our part, from the part of the israeli government, we will do all that is possible in order to reach such an agreement. >> thank you very m
borders, not here, not fighting us and beating our children. taking away our rights. we went four times and it has been erased. >> unwavering loyalty to the man they believe is the only legitimate leader. an interim government was formed amid the chaos and administration rejected by the muslim brotherhood. since then egypt has been in turmo turmoil. the new leadership includes other actors in talks to sketch out egypt's political future. for now a new constitution is planned in the coming months and fresh elections for the beginning of next year. malian are eager to find out who their new president is. polling stations have closed and it is time to count the votes. results are expected in a few days but the former prime minister ibrahim boubacar keita is expected to come out victorious against his rival soumaila cisse. let's take a look back at tod today's vote. as our reporters finds out, many malian displaced by months of chaos have found it difficult to cast their ballots. we have this report. >> last night storms have passed and they head to the polls. >> voting cards, please. >> th
the ongoing crisis. stay with us. >> we are asking if mali is finally turning a corner after the first election in more than six years. the country was split in two. he looks to have won that election after his rival conceded defeat. on my left, is in paris studying engineer. an independent journalist and producer of the world memory film project. in london, jeremy keenan, or fester of african studies at london university. he forget back to our discussions, we have this report on the challenges facing the new leader. >> national recognization -- national reconciliation is at the top of the list of challenges. ethnic tensions are running high. the government signed a peace deal with the rebels that paves the way to sunday's elections. it included a promise that the new president would negotiate with the rebels within two months of his election victory. these talks will determine whether these rebels will be integrated into the army. another potential threats, the army. it was the soldier's inability to deal with that tuareg rebellion. the future president will have to rebuild the armies
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